SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TERM: 3RD TERM
TOPIC: Word Formation
Review of Prefix and Suffix
Affixes are small word bits like –s, -ed added to the base forms of particular words. Affixes are of two main types: prefix and suffix.
Prefixes are affixes added to the base form of words.
Examples: Prefix Word Word formed
Un happy unhappy
Non violent non-violen
Il logical illogical
Im patience impatience
In accurate inaccurate
Dis connect disconnect
Mis calculate miscalculate
Super star superstar
Over eat overeat
Pre independence pre-independence
Post primary post-primary
Suffixes are added to the end of the base forms. Examples:
Suffixes Word Word formed
Ness happy happiness
Ify diverse diversify
En dark darken
Ful spoon spoonful
Al nation national
Ship owner ownership
Or act actor
Ion educate education
Hood child childhood
Less power powerless
Underline the prefixes or suffixes in the following words: counterattack, downwards, subhuman, disappointment, assistant, introduction, clockwise, illiterate, maltreat, hypercautious.
Exam Focus English JSSCE p. 96-100.
TOPIC: Speech Work
CONTENT: Revising the Sounds: / ae/ and /a:/
Listen and say the following word
/ ae/ /a:/
Write two words for each of these sounds.
CONTENT: An Account of Outing for School Magazine.
Study the instruction of p. 228 and write the account of p. 222
TOPIC: Vocabulary Development
Study the preposition on pp 223-224 and answer the questions on them.
TOPIC: Literature: Sunrise Poetry
This poem is an ancient Yoruba poem that discusses the mischief of a mysterious child –Ajantala
Activities 1-2 p.
Effective English p. 227 (noun phrases).
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
Ans. I had eaten rice and beans before going to school.
Now, do these:
Exam Focus p. 103 Revision Exercises A and B .
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